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Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation

Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation
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Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation

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Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation is accredited by Imagine Canada. At Lake Simcoe Conservation Foundation (LSCF), we are the leading charitable organization devoted to improving the environmental health of Lake Simcoe and its watershed. We raise money to support specific projects for Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA). ​

You can have confidence in us! We’re proud to have achieved the distinguished Imagine Canada accreditation demonstrating the highest standards for public confidence in the nonprofit sector.


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Top 5 Ways to Participate in Take Me Outside Dayhttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/Top-5-Ways-to-Participate-in-Take-Me-Outside-Day.aspx10/21/2020 3:54:34 PMTop 5 Ways to Participate in Take Me Outside Day<h1>​​​​​​Top 5 ways to particpate in Take Me Outside day</h1><p>Take Me Outside Day is about promoting a future where spending time outside learning, playing and exploring is a regular and significant part of every student's day.<br></p><p>We agree! And in this extraordinary year, it's more important than ever before. Whether your child is attending classes at school or at home, we hope that every child and youth can experience some of their learning outdoors.</p><p>For inspiration, we've created our own "Top 5 Ways Participate in Take Me Outside Day". <a href="https://scanloncreek.ca/top-5-ways-to-participate-in-take-me-outside-day/">Read the blog</a> to learn how to engage your own child/students to get outside! <br></p><p><br></p><p><br><br></p>
Virtual Open Househttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/Virtual-Open-House.aspx5/28/2020 2:26:30 PMVirtual Open House<div data-name="ContentPlaceHolderMain"><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent2">​</span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent2" style="font-family:verdana, "segoe ui light", "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:2em;font-weight:bold;">​​</span><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent2" style="font-family:verdana, "segoe ui light", "segoe ui", segoe, tahoma, helvetica, arial, sans-serif;font-size:2em;font-weight:bold;">Scanlon Creek Nature Centre Virtual Open House </span><article><div aria-labelledby="ctl00_PlaceHolderMain_ctl01_label" style="display:inline;"><p>For over 40 years, children have attended Outdoor Education programming at Scanlon Creek. Comprised of three re-purposed portables, the building is now at end of life. If not rebuilt, Outdoor Education will end at Scanlon. <br></p><p>Hosted by Bradford Councillor Peter Ferragine, we invite you to join us for a short presentation about the New Nature Centre, a virtual tour of the current centre and new site location, a Q&A followed by breakout sessions where we want to ask you, how can we get the Bradford community (and beyond!) excited about the new Nature Centre? <br></p><h2><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent1">Event Details </span></h2><p>Date: June 18, 2020<br>Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm<br>Location: <a href="http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dayimlwab&oeidk=a07eh3g0pe83e7b6dfc" title="Click to register for the virtual open house">Register for Zoom</a><br></p><p>Presentations by LSRCA CAO Mike Walters and LSCF Executive Director Cheryl Taylor.<br>Virtual tour of current Nature Centre, unveiling of location of new Nature Centre, break out sessions, Q&A... and more! ​​<br></p><p><a href="http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dayimlwab&oeidk=a07eh3g0pe83e7b6dfc">Register here​</a>! <a href="http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=dayimlwab&oeidk=a07eh3g0pe83e7b6dfc"></a>Questions, contact Lisa Spinks at ​<a href="mailto:l.spinks@lsrca.on.ca">l.spinks@lsrca.on.ca</a><br></p></div></article></div>
Covid-19 Updatehttps://www.lakesimcoefoundation.ca/Pages/Covid-19-Update.aspx5/27/2020 5:53:58 PMCovid-19 Update<h1><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent2">​​​COVID-19 Update</span></h1><h2><span class="ms-rteStyle-Accent1">A message from LSCF Executive Director</span></h2><p>Dear friends of the Foundation,<br></p><p>We hope you and your loved ones are doing well. As concerns about the impact of COVID-19 (aka Coronavirus) continue to grow, everyone's health and safety is our priority.​​<br></p><p>Please be advised that due to evolving impact of COVID-19, the Foundation office is closed and we are working remotely from home. As always, we welcome the opportunity to connect with you. You can reach us by email at <a href="mailto:foundation@lsrca.on.ca">foundation@lsrca.on.ca</a> and you are still able to <a href="https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/LakeSimcoeConservationFound/OnlineGiving.html">donate online</a>.<br></p><p>We will continue to monitor the situation as it unfolds and keep you updated.</p><p>As a friend of the Foundation, we sincerely appreciate your support of a healthier Lake Simcoe watershed. We too are family members with elderly parents and members at risk. We understand how vitally important it is to check-in with loved ones and neighbours to ensure everyone has the care and assistance they need.</p><p>When possible, use this time to reconnect with nature! The Education Team has been creating some <a href="https://www.lsrca.on.ca/online-learning">wonderful nature activities​</a> to help inspire families and children to go outside. The Great Outdoors is a wonderful way to get some much-needed fresh air and exercise.<br></p><p>Stay safe everyone,<br> Cheryl Taylor, Executive Director<br></p>

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Board of Directors Meeting11/25/2020 1:30:00 PM11/25/2020 4:30:00 PMBoard of Directors MeetingThe LSCF Board of Directors meet bi-monthly on the last Wednesday of the month.0120 Bayview Parkway, NewmarketFoundation